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University of Alabama at Birmingham, Mervyn H. Sterne Library

A digital collection of books printed in the 19th century with emphasis on books published from 1850-1865. Includes general information from this era; essays and letters depicting the culture and environment during this period; and discussions about the political aspects of the Civil War.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Mervyn H. Sterne Library


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by Pollard, Edward Alfred, 1831-1872
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First published under title: The Southern spy; or, Curiosities of Negro slavery in the South
Topics: Slaves--United States--Social conditions--19th century, Slavery--Political aspects--United...
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by Combe, George, 1788-1858; Foster, John, 1770-1843; Macnish, Robert, 1802-1837; Stael, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817; Mason, John, 1706-1763
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Essays
Topics: Self-knowledge, Theory of, Conduct of life, Autobiography, Sleep--Philosophy, Literature and...
"by an American" "From the Library of Americana of Joseph Dudley Sutter"
Topics: Slavery--Political aspects--United States--History--19th century, Cotton trade--Political...
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by Bledsoe, Albert Taylor, 1809-1877
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Five essays: The nature of civil liberty--The arguments and positions of abolitionsists--The argument from the Scriptures--The argument from the public good--The fugitive slave law
Topics: Slavery--Political aspects--United States--History--19th century, United States. Fugitive slave law...
"From the Library of Americana of Joseph Dudley Sutter"
Topics: United States--Politics and government--1861-1865, Campaign literature, 1860--Democratic,...
Debate held in Philadelphia, September, 1858
Topics: Slavery--Political aspects--United States--History--19th century, Slavery--Justification